Welcome to Hotbox Events! We recruit and manage festival stewards, festival staff & and festival volunteers at music festivals!

Why volunteer at festivals?

  • Free entry to the festivals*
  • Volunteer for just 3 x 8 hour shifts
  • Free festival volunteer top
  • Secure festival volunteer camping
  • Access to festival staff cafe
  • Use of festival crew toilets & showers
  • Fantastic Time!

* a refundable security deposit is required

Latest Hotbox Events Festival News

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2014 Season's Greetings from Hotbox Events!

2014 has been another record year for Hotbox Events, from the scorching heat at Latitude Festival to the endless nights at the Reading and Leeds festivals! Once again our staff and ...

19 Dec 14

2015 Festival Volunteering Applications will be opening on 2nd February!

We've been receiving a lot of enquiries about when our 2015 festival volunteering applications will be opening for the 2015 Latitude Festival, Reading Festival and Leeds Festival. ...

17 Dec 14

Festival Volunteer feedback from Reading, Leeds and Latitude!

A big thank you to everyone who has sent through feedback and photos following volunteering at this year's Latitude Festival, Reading Festival and Leeds Festival! If you'd like a look ...

10 Dec 14

A Guide to the Best UK 2014 Winter Music Festivals!

There is no denying it, it's wet, wet and cold! Our summer of festivals now seems far too long ago and the 2015 festival season is still off on the horizon. If you feel like us and ...

14 Nov 14

Hear from festival volunteers

I was a CAT at Reading 2012. I got the opportunity to meet new people from both Hotbox Events and from talking with festival goers while on shift and this was great. The staff ...

  • Hotbox Events festival volunteers working in festival arena
  • Hotbox Events event volunteer stewards working at Latitude Festival
  • Hotbox Events event volunteers working in Latitude Festival woods arena
  • Hotbox Events festival staff and volunteers working in Latitude Festival campsite
  • Hotbox Events volunteer stewards working in festival campsite
  • Hotbox Events festival volunteers working in Leeds Festival campsites
  • Hotbox Events festival volunteer working in festival campsite
  • Hotbox Events pixie festival stewards working in Latitude Festival woods arena
  • Hotbox Events festival volunteer with Melvin Benn at Latitude Festival
  • Hotbox Events event staff and event volunteers working in event campsite
  • Hotbox Events event volunteers working in Leeds Festival arena
  • Hotbox Events pixie event stewards working in Latitude Festival arena
  • Hotbox Events festival stewards working with security CCTV at Leeds Festival
  • Hotbox Events festival stewards working in Latitude Festival campsite
  • Hotbox Events event staff working at Leeds Festival
  • Hotbox Events event volunteer steward working in event arena
  • Hotbox Events event stewards working in Latitude Festival arena
  • Hotbox Events volunteer festival stewards working in festival arena
  • Hotbox Events volunteer event stewards working in event arena

Example festival roles

  • Hotbox Events' Festival Stewards assist festival goers with directions and questions.
  • Hotbox's Festival Volunteers carry festival goers belongings and pitch their tents.
  • Hotbox's Event Stewards help out with wristband exchanges, monitoring facilities, stages and walkways.
  • Our Event Volunteers work with Fire Safety, Medical and Security teams.